Vintage collectibles that aren't as valuable as you might think


One of the most frustrating parts of being an antiques dealer, appraiser, or auctioneer is dealing with people who think their stuff is worth more than it is.

"It's very difficult to tell someone their stuff isn't worth anything", says Matthew Quinn of Quinn's Auction Galleries. "A lot of times I'll just say to somebody 'This is worth more to you than somebody else.' It can be very awkward."

Here are a few examples of collectibles most people think are worth more than reality says they are.